Quad tendon autografts for ACL reconstruction are strong, reliable, readily available and thicker than the patellar tendon — and can be harvested through a tiny incision.
Prognostic information should aid physicians in counseling patients regarding expectations and managing modifiable risk factors that can significantly influence their outcomes.
MOON findings demonstrate the importance of restoring meniscal function through repair whenever possible after ACL reconstruction.
Open Knee(s) is creating publicly accessible virtual knee models faithful to specimen-specific anatomy and mechanics. The models should help speed translation of research into clinical care in a cost-effective way. .
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A Multicenter Orthopaedic Outcomes Network (MOON) study led by Cleveland Clinic found that partial meniscectomy, meniscus repair and older age are predictors of increased joint space narrowing in the medial compartment.